Archive of: January, 2020
23 January 2020
Ten cattle are now grazing Seaford Head nature reserve
21 January 2020
It’s good to report some positive news about the environment. Barry Yates and team at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve report that they are finding less litter on the beach, because more visitors have been taking their rubbish home with them, and some are conducting their own ‘two minute beach cleans’.
19 January 2020
Cormorants are supremely skilled at catching fish and will dive to depths of six metres or more in pursuit of their prey, staying submerged for a good 30 seconds before coming up for air.
15 January 2020
The expiry of the lease for Waterhall and Hollingbury Golf Courses provides a golden opportunity to begin to restore our Brighton Downs - but we want Brighton & Hove City Council to slow down and talk to residents and stakeholders to create a long-term, sustainable plan that truly delivers on the City’s environmental responsibilities.
14 January 2020
Nature2020 events connecting people and nature will be springing up throughout the year and across The Living Coast, Brighton & Lewes Downs UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
13 January 2020
Dr Tony Whitbread tackles the issue raised from his previous blog, as we are in a climate emergency, the priority must be to get the trees in the ground as an emergency action
12 January 2020
Starlings spectacular star-studded winter plumage develops a glossy sheen of sumptuous purple and green iridescence for the breeding season, glistening with galactic colour.
11 January 2020
On 23 January, Sussex Wildlife Trust and Sussex University will host our first Conference for Climate Action and Landscape Innovation where we come together to design future biodiversity and climate resilience for the County.
10 January 2020
The Turnstone is an expert in its field, named after its most obvious behaviour of turning stones to look for hidden prey.
09 January 2020
We speak to teacher and Sussex Wildlife Trust member Emma Varley about her wildlife photography
08 January 2020
As we the start the New Year and a new decade, many of us have already set our intentions for the Year to come. Here at the Sussex Wildlife Trust, our intention is to continue to be one of the most effective advocates for wildlife in Sussex - and because it is the single greatest challenge of our time for people and wildlife, we intend to do our best to tackle climate change.
07 January 2020
Wetlands are enormously important. They help provide clean water, storm protection and biodiversity. So what exactly are wetlands?